Asia

Q&A With Burma Economic Advisor Zaw Ooi
X
October 28, 2013 9:19 PM
With political reforms that have led to the lifting of most Western sanctions, Burma appears poised for steady economic growth. But the country still faces many challenges. VOA’s Alex Villarreal recently interviewed Zaw Oo, a top economic advisor to Burmese President Thein Sein, about trade and investment as well as concerns about human rights and corruption.

Q&A With Burma Economic Advisor Zaw Oo

Published October 28, 2013

With political reforms that have led to the lifting of most Western sanctions, Burma appears poised for steady economic growth. But the country still faces many challenges. VOA’s Alex Villarreal recently interviewed Zaw Oo, a top economic advisor to Burmese President Thein Sein, about trade and investment as well as concerns about human rights and corruption.


You May Like

Myanmar Fighting Poses Dilemma for China

To gain some insight into conflict, VOA’s Steve Herman spoke with Min Zaw Oo, director of ceasefire negotiation and implementation at Myanmar Peace Center More

Australia Concerned Over Islamic State 'Brides'

Canberra believes there are between 30 and 40 Australian women who have taken part in terror attacks or are supporting the Islamic State terror network More

Recreational Marijuana Use Now Legal in Washington, DC

Law allows adults 21 and over to privately possess and smoke 0.05 kilogram of pot, and to grow small amounts of the plant More